Now that January is over, the city has filled back up with porteños who had gone on vacation to the coast. This year saw a record number of tourists to the coast, and those of us who had to stick around to work in the city got through it by enjoying how empty the city was. Traffic was essentially non-existent and the subway worked like a dream with no strikes or overcrowding. Now that we’re back to normal, we have crowded subways and the heat and stink of rush hour. But for the moment it hasn’t been as bad as last year. In fact, while the winter back in the United States is unbearable and miserable, the summer has been fair and pleasant in Buenos Aires aside from a few heat waves. They’re also saying that February is going to be unseasonably chillier and with less rain. So all things considered, it could be worse.
This week is the season finale of Season 2 for BA Cast. This is another slightly-longer episode and ends the season in a nice way. This was a really successful and fun season for the show, and we grew a lot in our material and listener participation. We hope those of you who listened enjoyed […]
After working harder than I’ve ever had to before, my first semester in grad school is winding down. This is the last week of classes, and it seems that because I worked very diligently over Thanksgiving break that I’ve set myself up to cruise into finals. That was not on purpose, and it reminds me […]
This week’s episode of BA Cast is a short featuring Dan’s Bottom 5 things about the United States and Fer’s Top 5 things about the U.S. Since they’re always talking about top and bottom things in Argentina, this week they take a look at it from a difference angle. Listen in to hear what the […]
Tomorrow will be the first time in four years that I celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States. The last three were spent in South America–first in 2008 at 16,000 feet above sea level on an extinct volcano in central Ecuador, later in 2009 with some Argentine milanesas at a new friend’s house, and lastly in […]
This week’s episode of BA Cast (admittedly late, but hey, it’s tiempo argentino) is a double length show featuring the topic of the month: bi-national couples. The show will be wrapping up Season 2 after this month and we’re happy to say we’ve been continuing to grow and expand as the season has gone on. […]